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UFCÂ® FIGHT NIGHT 24â„¢ LIVE ON SPIKE TV PEAKS AT 2.4 MILLION VIEWERS
Live UFC Event Ranks As The #1 Program In Cable In Men 18-34 And Men 18-49 For The Entire Day On March 26
New York, NY, March 29, 2011 â€“ Spike TVâ€™s live UFCÂ® Fight Night Liveâ„¢ on Saturday, March 26 at 10p.m.-12:13a.m. ET was the most watched program on cable for the entire day in Men 18-34 and Men 18-49. Peaking with 2.4 million viewers at 11:15 p.m. for the Dan Hardy-Anthony Johnson bout, the event was the most watched UFC Fight Night since September 2009.
Overall, UFCÂ® Fight Night 24â„¢ delivered a 2.2 rating in Men 18-49, a 2.30 in Men 18-34, a 1.5 household rating, and attracted an average audience of 2.2 million viewers.
Compared to last year, the fight improved the timeslot ratings by triple digits including 315% in M18-49, +318% in M18-34, and +128% in viewership.
Emanating from KeyArena in Seattle, WA, the Spike telecast showcased an exciting night of mixed martial arts action featuring Chan Sung Jungâ€™s thrilling second round submission of Leonard Garcia, Amir Sadollahâ€™s second round submission over DaMarques Johnson, Anthony Johnsonâ€™s three-round decision victory over Dan Hardy, and Phil Davisâ€™ three-round unanimous decision victory over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the main event.
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